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NOW HIRING FOR THE 2021 SEASON

Laurel Glen Farm is looking for highly motivated, fast-paced individuals to work for the 2021 season (and potentially beyond!). Ideal candidates are interested in agriculture, sustainability, and supporting the local economy, and they’re dedicated to hard work.

Below is a list of vacant positions for the 2021 season. To apply, the candidate must submit an application on their own behalf through the Google Form linked below.

 

Please note that we will be collecting applications through May 1, 2021. If we decide to move forward with the hiring process, we will contact applicants after that.

 

Also note that we are seeking candidates whose availability allows them to commit to an entire season of work, including the potential to be scheduled on mornings and weekends, depending on the position.

Questions can be directed to Victoria and Randy at laurelglenfarm@gmail.com.

Job Position: Farmer’s Market Associate
Hours: Seasonal Part Time

  • Up to 20 hours per week; hourly/daily scheduling can be flexible

  • Spring 2021 into Fall 2021

  • Thursday – Saturday availability; candidate would work some or all of those days

  • Mid-afternoon weekday (Approximately 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.); and/or Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
     

Pay: $12/hour to start
 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive a truck to the market site; set up tables, tents, and displays independently; unload and load produce onto truck; communicate effectively with market coordinators and customers

  • Assist customers with shopping and checkout, providing guidance about vegetables and cooking as needed

  • Work independently for the entirety of the market timeframe, taking initiative as necessary

  • Communicate with farm owners regarding market experiences
     

Job Qualifications:

  • CT Driver’s License

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. consistently

  • Ability to work in various weather conditions (ie. sun/cold/rain exposure)

  • Ability to count money, make correct change, and record sales honestly

  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and positively as a member of a team

  • Must have considerable knowledge about vegetables and cooking in order to assist customers

247 Waverly Rd. Shelton, CT 06484

laurelglenfarm@gmail.com

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